This post was originally published on April 14th, 2015. Last updated: April 24th, 2017 Many women and men have iron deficiency (anemia). The symptoms of iron deficiency include fatigue, shortness of breath, frequent infections, pica (craving non-food items such as chalk or ice), brittle nails and hair loss. If you believe you have anemia, have […]
DHT blockers help to prevent the hormone testosterone from reacting with 5-alpha reductase and producing dihydrotestosterone (DHT), which bonds with androgen receptors at the root of hair follicles and interrupts the normal hair-growth cycle by denying nutrients to hair shafts.
Hair loss in young women is much more common than you might think. Even when there is no genetic history of hair loss in your family, there are a lot of factors that can cause visible (although usually temporary) hair loss in women under 30.